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1 hr ago | TCPalm

Martin County Environmental Studies Center to build new turtle tank

Christian Bastidas, 6, leans in with his stepfather Buddy Kirkhart of Stuart who holds his son Tristan Kirkhart, 2, as they watch Sandy, a loggerhead sea turtle, swim by in 2012 at the Environmental Studies Center in Jensen Beach.

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Related Topix: Stuart, FL, Jensen Beach, FL

5 hrs ago | TCPalm

Stuart commissioners give first approval to home-design standards

City commissioners unanimously gave first approval Monday night to a set of home-design standards drafted to protect residents in single-family home communities from waking up to discover a boxy manufactured home next door.

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Related Topix: Stuart, FL, Hobe Sound, FL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

TCPalm

Stuart commissioners pass stronger fertilizer ordinance to protect lagoon | Interactive map

Three years after enacting the Treasure Coast's first restrictions on fertilizer application, the City Commission on Monday tightened its regulations to align with those adopted by Martin County.

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Related Topix: Stuart, FL, St. Lucie, FL, Natural Disasters, Flood

WPTV Local News

Gov. Scott booed by protestors last year

Booed by protestors last summer, Governor Rick Scott was back on the Treasure Coast talking about the Indian River Lagoon.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Scott, Sewall's Point, FL

TCPalm

Local Stuart woman named Salvation Army Volunteer of the Year

The recognition was given during the organization's annual Civic and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, which was held Thursday, March 20, at Piper's Landing in Palm City.

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Related Topix: Stuart, FL, Palm City, FL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

TCPalm

Curtis Disque files for re-election as Martin County judge

Incumbent Martin County Judge Curtis Disque is seeking re-election to his Group 2 position, according to paperwork filed with the Martin County Supervisor of Elections office.

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Related Topix: Jupiter, FL

Wed Apr 09, 2014

TCPalm

Health Department to canvass Rio area Saturday in hopes of preventing dengue fever outbreak

Nick Clifton , an environmental specialist II with the Martin County Health Department, and Amanda Rivera, a health support technician with the Duval County Health Department, talk with Rio resident Jim Tabscott outside his home about the recent dengue fever cases before taking a blood sample from Tabscott, on North East 14th Court in Rio on Sept.

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Related Topix: Rio, FL, Jensen Beach, FL

TCPalm

County, IRSC students to give presentations on dengue fever

On April 12, the FDOH-Martin County will partner with students from Indian River State College to spread the word about the importance of preventing mosquito borne illness, such as dengue fever, with a door to door prevention information campaign in the Rio area.

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Related Topix: Rio, FL, Jensen Beach, FL

TCPalm

Judge rules Stuart's fire assessment plans obey law

From growth and development to roads to property values, we're tracking news that is shaping our future.

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Related Topix: Stuart, FL

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Highlands Today

Clewiston fetes sugar cane harvest at annual festival

There's a sweet festival coming up in Clewiston starting tomorrow and running through Monday - sweet in the edible sense.

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Related Topix: Clewiston, FL, Life, Food, Recipes, Palm Beach County, FL, Agriculture, Science

TCPalm

Martin County Tykes & Teens to Host Art Contest for Kids

The contest is open to Martin County students in kindergarten through 12th grade and is made possible via a grant from Women Supporting the Arts.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Palm City, FL

Mon Apr 07, 2014

TCPalm

Local police chief is guest speaker at Devereux Community Based Care breakfast

"The limited number of foster homes on the Treasure Coast and in Okeechobee has reached a crisis level," said Christina Kaiser, community relations director for Devereux Community Based Care.

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Related Topix: Okeechobee, FL, St. Lucie, FL, St Lucie County, FL

TCPalm

Learn about the Mediterranean diet at Hoke Library April 19

This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com - The Hoke Library, 1150 NW Jack Williams Way, Jensen Beach, will be hosting Mohammad Hussein Saturday, April 19 at 2 p.m., as he presents The Mediterranean Diet and Your Health, where he will talk about the health benefits ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jensen Beach, FL

TCPalm

Hot & windy with afternoon showers possible Monday

What's been the main weather story for us over the last few days? The heat. Today will be no different, and believe it or not, we'll see the thermometers rise a few ticks higher this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Okeechobee, FL, Weather

Sun Apr 06, 2014

TCPalm

Local traffic: Click in for conditions that might affect your travel on area roads

Eastbound lane closed as helicopter lands. CLEARED: 6:42 a.m.,FHP reports an accident on I-95 at mile marker 109 in Palm City in Martin County.

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Related Topix: Indian River County, FL, Palm City, FL

Fri Apr 04, 2014

TCPalm

Glenda Toney channels her inner Dr. Seuss

Here, Glenda reads to Missi Bucina's kindergarten class at Crystal Lake Elementary School in Palm City.

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Related Topix: Dr. Seuss, Vocal, Palm City, FL, Indiantown, FL

TCPalm

Luminescent Bridget Duignan

Although Bridget Duignan is only 15-years old and a freshman at Martin County High School, the folks at the Port Salerno branch of The Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County know she's a leader.

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Related Topix: Port Salerno, FL, Stuart, FL

TCPalm

#TCTraffic for Friday

Northbound I-95, Hobe Sound, 6:44 a.m.: A wreck is near the Bridge Road interchange, according to the FHP website.

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Related Topix: Hobe Sound, FL, Palm City, FL

TCPalm

Martin County Gator Club to host a NCAA Final Four game-watching party

The Martin County Gator Club is hosting a NCAA Final Four game-watching party for the University of Florida's national semifinal game against Connecticut at 6 p.m. Saturday at Hurricanes Grill and Wings in Palm City.

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Related Topix: Palm City, FL

Thu Apr 03, 2014

TCPalm

Residents asked to avoid contact with North Fork of St. Lucie River because of bacteria | Map

County lines divide the Treasure Coast, but Our Indian River Lagoon unites us. Stay current with lagoon health, recreation and news from TCPalm.

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Related Topix: St Lucie County, FL, St. Lucie, FL

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